[Samba] The case of the disconnecting network shares

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Dec 15 05:35:57 UTC 2015

On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 04:07:55PM +1100, John Gardeniers wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> No, I don't mean "deadtime". I mean auto disconnect. Specifically,
> the command "net config server /autodisconnect:-1" was run on each
> client machine.

Ah - didn't know auto disconnect was a client feature,
but then again I don't use Windows :-).

> If deadtime is a server configuration item perhaps
> you could point me in the direction of some documentation where that
> is covered. The documentation for smb.conf is, to put it very
> mildly, incomplete.

That's not true. smb.conf documentation is certainly
complete, as we generate the config parameters that
go into the Samba code from the xml docs for each

man smb.conf

Search for deadtime.

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